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May 27, 1959
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040110-3 n~u rncm m....- NJ t_,/ I I a a W .,r..... Now Office Memorandum ? UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO : Chief, Language and Area School DATE: 27 May 1959 FROM : Deputy for Language Training suBJECT: Weekly Activities Report 25X1 25X1 A. SIGNIFICANT ITEMS None to report. B. OTHER ACT IVIT IFS 1. Six students, including several from the D have enrolled in a new Intermediate Russian Seminar, conducted by informal conversational sessions are based on readings from Elisaveta Fen's Russian Reader and the contemporary Russian press. It is at the lower intermediate level. Two seminars are currently being given in Russian, none in any of the other East European languages. 2. Due to sudden changes in work a i nments the training requested b TO/EE/DDP, for Messrs. n advanced y rhad been wore ou involving Polish, has been canceled. A program well as a schedule of laboratory instruction by work. met on Tuesday with to 3. discuss the possibility of holding classes in the I in e v cinity of "NP' Building. agreed to circulate an announcement 4 the 1 ?41 Puildinj~ area organizing classes in the V LTP, starting n further agreed to investiga e p facilities in the "M" Building area and to help with recruiting instruc- tors. IAS agreed to make every effort to comply with these requests in i the Fall semester. should so state in unG-LL LL r,~J11vu -- - -- - t the ossibility of expanding the lab to the effect that those wanting instruction 25 YEAR RE-REVII Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040110-3 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040110-3 CONFIDENTIAL SLTBJ: Weekly Activities Report probably prevail for the remaining twelve weeks of the course. 6. In order to improve instruction while staying within the limits of the manpower available, the Part-Time Basic French class of nine students split up into a morning and an afternoon session. The increase in student interest and the progress in student formance have been quite noticeable. Although the loss of er anticipated for 29 Y ay will put an extra burden on the department, this schedule can CONFIDENTIAL Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040110-3